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higher technical qualifications

Technical qualifications to be revamped to boost uptake

Level 4 and 5 qualifications are to become Higher Technical Qualifications under new proposals.


How tackling hesitancy could solve the gender diversity challenge

The launch of the government’s Gender Equality Roadmap this week re-emphasised the role employers have in in reducing the inequality...

Think tank urges retraining pledge as automation transforms communities

A report from right-leaning think tank Onward has urged the next prime minister to introduce a retraining tax credit to...

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Temporary workers missing out on skills development

Almost one million temporary workers are being excluded from skills development opportunities because of a poorly-designed apprenticeships system, the Recruitment...

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Apprenticeships boost social mobility in ‘cold spot’ areas

Evidence from Severn Trent shows apprenticeships can improve social mobility in addition to helping develop a skilled workforce

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‘HR held back by failure to use data effectively’

Half of UK organisations rely on instinct and gut feel when it comes to assessing skills despite need to analyse data.

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Three million apprenticeship starts target will be missed

The government will miss its target of getting three million apprenticeship starts by 2020, the education secretary has conceded.

How Philip Morris International’s workforce adapted to deliver new a strategy

When Philip Morris International wanted stop making the product that made it what it is today, it needed to ensure its staff were on board.

Employees struggle to find L&D opportunities effective, report finds

Only 13% of employees believe the learning opportunities they’ve been given over the past year have been very effective.

Is ethical leadership under threat from populism?

Ethical leadership, fairness and equality are seen as vital qualities for successful organisations. But in the age of populism what if leaders no longer buy into this?

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Teachers facing one of the highest global workload “burdens”

The government has failed to tackle the “workload burden” many teachers face, it has been claimed, after a report found...

Staffline shares slump following six-year minimum wage underpayment

Staffline, one of the biggest recruitment and training agencies in the UK, has seen its shares tumble after PwC delayed...

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